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Texas high school track and field is off and running… Okay, that was a bit cheesy, but it is track season and time to talk about shin splints. Foot & Ankle Associates cares about Sugar Land high school athletes and hopes that they are able to compete pain-free. Unfortunately, we see enough to know that injuries happen during athletic competition.
When you suffer a shin splint, make an appointment to come see us. One of the possible root causes for a shin splint is that you have a stress fracture. There are various home remedies you can do that will help you manage the condition in the meantime, including:
When you are ready to resume your normal activities, make sure you gradually ramp up your intensity, duration, and frequency. If you attempt to do too much too soon, you might aggravate a condition that isn’t completely healed.
As Sugar Land’s premier podiatric practice, we serve the greater Houston, TX, community by helping you and your loved ones overcome a wide range of foot, ankle, and lower leg injuries like shin splints. Our website is full of useful information so you can learn about various conditions, including treatment and prevention measures. When you want the Lone Star State’s best, give us a call at (888) 784-5335 and Dr. Marco Vargas will ensure that you get the treatment you need. You can also use our convenient online form to schedule an appointment today.